Making the announcement, the Chairman of the Board Ambassador Dennis Awori said that the position will be substantively filled through a competitive interview process to be undertaken in due course.
Murianki is currently the General Manager of KQ Cargo. He been in the airline industry for over 12 years and has served in various roles in Kenya Airways including as a Finance Manager, Commercial Business Performance Manager and Head of Financial Control.
Prior to joining Kenya Airways, he worked with Ernst and Young Public Accountants for over eight years in accountancy and business consultancy roles.
He holds MBA from Moi University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Nairobi.
Amb Awori also announced the resignation of Joseph Nduva Muli from the board and the appointment of Irungu Nyakera the Principal Secretary for Transport and Infrastructure as a board member.